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The vaulted nave of Bourges Cathedral
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The vaulted nave of Bourges Cathedral

Bourges (pop. 76,000) is a city in central France. It is the préfecture (capital) of the département of Cher, and was also the capital of the former province of Berry.

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Geography

Bourges is located on the Yèvre river.

Sights

Its Gothic cathedral (built 11951255) has been added to the list of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1992.

Miscellaneous

Serge Lepeltier became mayor of the city in 1995 and again in 2001.

The Printemps de Bourges music festival takes place in Bourges every year.

Colleges and universities

External links

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